Archives for August 2017

August 8, 2017

My Go-To Summer Dress

We just wrapped up our August long weekend here in Canada. My husband and I had a great weekend spent close to home. Saturday evening was homemade pizza night with my bestie and her husband. They just had a beautiful baby girl six days ago! It was so nice to get in some baby snuggles.

The rest of the weekend was very low key, filled with yard work, house work and cooking. In July I joined a local Community Supported Agricultural (CSA) group. Each week we get a variety of fresh fruit and vegetables from local farms. Last week we received fresh dill and beets, so I made a borscht soup on Saturday. We also received Saskatoon berries and I made a crisp with those. It’s been really fun trying new recipes with the freshest ingredients! ­čÖé [Read more…]

August 1, 2017

My Favorite Designer Dupe

In the summer of 2012 I left the corporate world to┬áreturn to school full time. Going from working girl to student mode was a HUGE change! Over┬áa two year span I studied full time to complete my Master’s in Business Administration (MBA).

Upon┬ácompletion of my MBA, I decided to get a job in retail while I looked for a new┬ácorporate job. Luckily, I was hired on at Nordstrom in Calgary. Being the fashion obsessed gal that I am, Nordstrom was the perfect fit for┬áme! [Read more…]